Nina Miranda "Iconic" Singer Song-writer, producer, visual artist.
Mar 1995 – Present
London, Europe, Brasil, Universe.
“Iconic”… “ A trip-Hop Luminary” Gilles (Peterson)BBCR6 WORLDWIDE.FM
Lead singer of bands; Smoke City, Shrift, Zeep and Daxuva ,
Reviews for latest solo album; 'Freedom of Movement' ;
"Very brave, very London, very now”. Straight no Chaser Magazine
“A very talented woman... I love the Psyche flavour, … I love the sonic melange”
Lauren laverne BBC6 Music
'A mere 40 seconds into this Brazilian/English artist's debut solo album and you’ll be won over.
… You could say that Smoke City's one-time singer couldn't go wrong with a raft of musicians from the likes of Ibibio Sound Machine and Da Lata. But it's marshalling all these talents and getting them to do your thing rather than theirs, that's to be admired. This is an extremely classy global fusion pop record that'll make a great soundtrack to the summer"-. — Songlines Magazine.
WIRE: ‘The album’s free-spirited sunniness conceals complex emotional undercurrents"
"When we feel powerless, art is the only way to make things happen. By putting our hopes into art certain realities can come true." -- Nina Miranda, I-D Magazine
?Nina Miranda celebrates connections. Forging resistance through creation, she sketches new possibilities and imagined musical geographies. Saatchi Magazine
?Seductive Brazilian grooves filtered through London by Smoke City star, Nina Miranda, presenting her brilliant & holistic first solo album – ‘Freedom of Movement’
Dj Ritu 'Resonance.fm
‘A sense of dizzy bliss...Ms. Miranda grew up in Brazil and learned both Portuguese and vocal grace there...’
Jon Pareles, New York Times
“Using the beauty and gentleness of one language and the brevity and directness of the other to paint a picture of
living and loving in two cultures…. t’s an album that revels in experimentation, but doesn’t shy away from embracing tradition. It’s Miranda building bridges between cultures. ...
Haverstock School, Camden School for Girls, La Swap Sixth Form Centre.